Health & Science

Health & Science
2:00 pm
Fri August 8, 2014

Episode 161 - Caves

Health & Science
2:56 pm
Sat August 2, 2014

Episode 160 - Compass

Health & Science
4:16 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Episode 159 - Lodestone

Health & Science
3:00 pm
Sat July 19, 2014

Episode 158 - Dandelions

Opinion - Health
3:48 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Facebook, Baby's Blood, and the Debate Over Informed Consent

IPFW Associate Professor and medical ethicist Abraham Schwab.
Credit Courtesy / Abraham Schwab

Every once in a while I wonder if I’ve just been part of a research study that didn’t require consent. Now I know this is a trick of the mind—I know about so many such studies that I’m ready to think I might be involved in one.

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Health & Science
2:35 pm
Sat July 12, 2014

Episode 157 - Tea

Health & Science
11:37 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Episode 156 - Symmetry

Health & Science
11:30 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Episode 155 - Vanilla

Health & Science
1:23 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Indiana Among the Nation's Worst Water Polluters

A report out Thursday claims Indiana is one of the worst water polluters in the nation.

The analysis from the group Environment America shows Indiana dumped more than 17 million pounds of pollutants into its waterways in 2012 – more tonnage than any other state. Fourteen million pounds – or about four-fifths of the pollution -- was released by just one place, the AK Steel Foundry in Rockport. But the report only uses self-reported government data which leaves out industries such as oil and gas, and agriculture.

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Opinion - Health
4:47 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

"Respecting Choices" in Northeast Indiana

Tyrion Lannister knows how he wants to die (click for animation).
Credit Courtesy / HBO

It’s an absurd question when you mull it over. It’s mildly rude, it’s unusual, and it’s disturbing to contemplate. It can be a threat or it can signal sympathy. So let me ask you: how would you like to die?

Even the sardonic Tyrion Lannister, from the epic and brutal Game of Thrones on HBO, wants familiar comfort (click the image to see what he has to say).

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